You beat 50% of the people in America by working hard. You beat another 40% by being a person of honesty and integrity, and standing for something. The last 10% is a dogfight in the free enterprise system. - Art Williams
See the Desert Chamber Orchestra Monday Feb 2nd!
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Come see Martin Chalifour (the concertmaster for the LA Philharmonic), Mr. Fleischmann, and Courtney Ng perform :)
NEXT GENERAL PARENT MEETING: TUESDAY February 17th 6:30pm
We will rehearse after school on Tuesday w/Percussion & Victor
We are closing in on our financial goals! Please make your final payments this month to our GO FUND ME ACCOUNT (more on this over email). you will be credited for your payments w/MCP. We have an anonymous donor that will match up to $5,000 in the Go Fund Me account. So - make your payments there, and we will make an additional $5,000.
Also - we will be REPLACING our send of concert scheduled for March 26th with a concert on March 20th (afternoon) in Downtown LQ. We also have one more concert scheduled for March 9th in the evening at the Indian Wells Country Club.
Playing Tests due in Charms on Friday (Temecula Valley Fanfare Meas. 1-40). you have multiple ways of submitting these! Tempo = 132. We will also focus on Apparitions, and Cajun Folk Songs Movement II this week.
Meet at "The Gate" (Dune Palms Lot) at 6:35am. You'll be let in. If you're late, you'll have to walk around to the front office. We're working on: 25 or 6 to 4, Nuff Said, Sweet GA Brown, Vehicle.
MONDAY & THURSDAY: FULL BAND REHEARSAL (no vocals)
WEDNESDAY: Brass & Woodwinds Only
FRIDAY: Rhythm Section & Vocals Only: The Man I Love, Does Anybody Know What Time it is, and "Combo tunes"
We START rehearsal at 6:45am, you are to be set up by 6:40am.
Jazz Band Superbowl Gig
Thank you to Matt Meyers & Jordan Meyers for being "First to arrive, and last to leave" to help with equipment. Thank you, Curtis & Jeff Gardner for filling in. Thank you to Connie & Tina for your help as well! We received TWO rounds of golf for four, valued at $170.00 each. We can raffle these off!
Shrek The Musical
Rehearsals this week: Monday & Thursday after school.
Show dates (to be confirmed):
Feb 20th, 7pm
Feb 21st, 1pm, 7pm
Feb 27th, 7pm
Feb 28th, 7pm
DSUSD Honor Band:
Tuesday, 6pm-9pm @ SHHS
Friday, 5pm - 9pm @ PDHS (Dinner provided by our boosters)
Saturday, 9am - 5pm @ PDHS (Lunch provided)
Sunday, TBD Call time, 2pm Concert @ PDHS
From the Treasurer IMPORTANT!!!
Those participating in Percussion Ensemble, Concert band and Wind Symphony were invoiced $70. This is due January 31st. Please make any payments to the lock box. If you need assistance please take advantage of the fundraisers being offered.
Tour de Palm Springs tickets are Due now.
COD Symphonic Band:
Please get your forms signed and turned in to Mr. F NOW! COD will not allow you to participate without enrolling. Get the forms from www.codband.net under the "non COD Student" tab. THIS FORM IS REQUIRED!!!!
COD Jazz Ensembles.
If you are interested in playing with the COD Jazz Ensembles, contact Dr. Kelly Corbin:
Upcoming Important Dates/Gigs:
February 8th: DSUSD Honor Band Concert @ SHHS
February 14th: Tour De Palm Springs: Drum Line, Jazz Band, Pep Band
February 28th: Rock the House @ PDCMS (Concert Band/Wind Symph/Jazz/Drum Line)
March 6th: Festival at CSUF (Wind Symphony)
March 8th: LQ Arts Festival: Jazz Combo Gig (10am - 11am)
March 9th: Wind Symphony Concert @ Indian Wells Country Club (evening)
March 14th: Festival @ Indio HS (Wind Symphony & Concert Band)
March 20th: Send Off Concert (Wind Symph): Downtown LQ (late morning/early afternoon)
March 23rd: (TBA) Pep Band Gig for the Marv Goux Classic (Trojan Club Gig)
April 25th: Brigade Blast (Late Morning/Afternoon)
April TBD: Wind Symphony "Thank You" Concert at the Hideaway